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Welcome to the Puget Sound Career
Development Association (PSCDA)

PSCDA is celebrating its 30th year!

Mission of PSCDA

Founded in 1986, our mission is to provide our members unique and ongoing opportunities for learning, connecting with colleagues, and promoting themselves as career development professionals.

  • Professional development though our guest speakers, webinars, and annual training conference.
  • Opportunities to promote your private practice such as advertising in our "Find a Counselor" directory.
  • Networking opportunities with area career development professionals through our website directories and meetings.
  • Access to our members-only job board, members forum and archive.


Our membership includes counselors, HR managers, career transition specialists, professional resume writers, academic advisors, corporate trainers, career consultants and career, life and executive coaches, in addition to those who are fascinated by the “world of work.”

Upcoming Events

Washington Career Development Association
Professional Development Institute    

Friday, May 19, 2017
8:30am to 4:00pm

Clark College
Penguin Union Building Room 258 B & C
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA  98663

With Featured Speakers
Cal Crow
Career Development
Conversations that Transform Lives
Cal Crow

Ellen Weaver Paquette*
Practical Applications of Career Theory

*Sponsored by the National Career Development Association

​PDI Program Highlights
Educational Workshops on Innovative Career Topics
Networking with Constituency Groups and Regions
Attendee-Led Round Table Discussions

WCDA Business Meeting & Board Member Announcements

Regular Members of WCDA: $125
Student Members of WCDA: $75​

Cost Includes Lunch & Membership Renewal

Register at

Hotel Accommodations 
WCDA has secured a special group rate of $129/night (plus tax) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Vancouver for those needing to spend the night. Call them at 
360.891.9777 and mention you are with the Washington Career Development Association. The group rate is good through April 18th. Parking, breakfast, and WiFi is included in the price.

Arriving in town early? 
Please plan to join us for happy hour and dinner on the evening of Thursday, May 18th at Warehouse 23. This will be a wonderful way to connect with career colleagues in a casual setting before the formal program begins. More details to come!

Questions about the event?  Please feel free to contact

Angela Engel
Career Counselor
Central Washington University, Des Moines Campus
206-439-3800 X3841

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